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Overview

POSITION SUMMARY: 

 

Senior AOR Wide Communications Engineer (Lead) supporting operations for the A6 Forward in Qatar. Responsible for engineering, troubleshooting, and optimizing theater level communications systems as well as systems employed in theater.  Tasks also consist of researching current and emergent technologies and providing analysis on technical specifications, limitations, potential implementation, and recommended courses of action.


Responsibilities

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES: 

  1. Design, troubleshoot, and optimize satellite network connectivity, telephone switching equipment, video teleconferencing, microwave networks, Very High Frequency (VHF)/Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radio, and OP networking and IP based technology.
  2. Organize and establish engineering standards and solutions. Design solutions, troubleshoot, and optimize existing networks utilizing multiplexing and Standard Military Cryptographic Equipment.
  3. Engineer solutions utilizing Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA), Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA), Timing/Encryption, and IP based transmission technologies and encryption
  4. Follow DoD and USAF IA/Protection Standards, Communications Security Practices.
  5. Design integrated systems using numerous types of electronic or mechanical components and ensure product interoperability.
  6. Coordinate project schedules on macro and micro levels to ensure the efficient usage of available resources.
  7. Perform pre-installation surveys and on-site installation management throughout the AOR.
  8. Review new equipment to ensure its interoperability with existing products and sustainability for long-term maintenance support.
  9. Analyze and evaluate existing communications networks and infrastructure and recommend upgrades or restructuring of equipment or routing to meet emerging requirements.
  10. Provide detailed engineering project support plans and installation instructions. Establish goals, and evaluate project modifications to ensure they meet the desired project operational objectives.

 

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:  

Computer, telephone, standard office equipment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Standard Office environment.  Outside, the environment will be very hot due to conditions within the region.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Individual should be able to lift 40 pounds unassisted. 


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical/electronic/computer engineering from an accredited university. Must meet the certification requirement of DoD 8570.01-M or individual task order.

 

Experience:

 

GENERAL:

Minimum of 10 years of “hands on” work experience in support of communications electronic systems or equipment. Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, understand IP routing and architecture design, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks. Minimum of six years of engineering experience in the following areas:

  • Information Technology
  • IP Network Design and Architecture Development
  • RF Communication
  • Satellite Communications
  • Telecommunications
  • Tech Control
  • Command & Control (C2) System

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

Minimum of five years of experience in military communication systems, as specified in the task order.As specified in the task order, must poses and demonstrate functional knowledge of satellite communications terminals, multiplexers, telephone switches, data network routers and switches, network servers, fiber optic and copper cable, and signal/format adapting equipment; utilize multidisciplinary experience to design communications networks from the ground up to include voice, data, radar, and special circuit distribution; create multiplexing schemes to include card selection, physical and logical bandwidth allocation, and off/intra-site connections; design parallel telephone and data networks and  associated cable plant distributions; expertise to segregate data networks using IP schemes and subnetting; evaluate and design telephone networks; establish dial tables; set precedence and structure communities of interest; and calculate radio frequency and public warning siren coverage plots.

 

SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises 4 personnel.  Supervision could increase to 16 personnel which will be dependent upon the task order requirements.

Minimum of five years of experience in military communication systems, as specified in the task order.As specified in the task order, must poses and demonstrate functional knowledge of satellite communications terminals, multiplexers, telephone switches, data network routers and switches, network servers, fiber optic and copper cable, and signal/format adapting equipment; utilize multidisciplinary experience to design communications networks from the ground up to include voice, data, radar, and special circuit distribution; create multiplexing schemes to include card selection, physical and logical bandwidth allocation, and off/intra-site connections; design parallel telephone and data networks and  associated cable plant distributions; expertise to segregate data networks using IP schemes and subnetting; evaluate and design telephone networks; establish dial tables; set precedence and structure communities of interest; and calculate radio frequency and public warning siren coverage plots.

 

 


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